We found the 3 best affordable dupes for the Loewe Raffia basket bag — and the cheapest is just $45
There are a few styles and materials that are quintessential summer vacation staples, and handwoven basket bags rank at the top of the list. While finding one that doesn’t look pathetically cheap is easier than it sounds, one is considered the standard, and that’s the Loewe Raffia Basket Tote Bag.
Loewe Raffia Basket Tote Bag
Mango Natural Fiber Pocket Carrycot
Universal Thread Straw Basket Tote Handbag
Coach Structured Tote
While it’s definitely a timeless summer staple that’s been around for decades, in reality, it’s just way too expensive for the average shopper, retailing at a whopping $650.
This year, though, there are three bags from brands we know and trust — Coach, Mango and Target — that have an almost identical look and feel at a huge fraction of the price. I’m talking as cheap at $45!
Mango, Target and Coach, however, managed to perfectly execute three alternatives that, in our opinion, rival the $650 luxury bag in design, quality and practicality.
Designed in Barcelona, Spain, this medium tote bag is much more practical than Loewe’s since it has a nice, long and adjustable strap that’s also removable. There’s also an outer pocket and an inside bag for extra storage, making it a much more practical solution for your summer vacay excursions.
Made from seagrass and corn husk, this woven bag has an open-top design with double tote handles, a single compartment and an inner zip pocket that gives you extra space for small items like cash or cards.
This lightweight straw and refined calf leather bag has an inside zip pocket, a magnetic snap closure and adjustable handles. It’s also detailed with Coach’s leather badge for an iconic touch. This one is super roomy on the inside and is perfect for taking on vacations or running errands, making it much more versatile than the Raffia Basket Bag.
Also, if you’d rather have it a small size, it also comes in a mini version for $100 less!
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